Yearly archives: 2016


Top uses for MCT oil 2

MCT (medium-chain triglyceride) oil contains the naturally occurring fatty acids caprylic acid (C8:0) and capric acid (C10:0), found in foods such as coconut and palm kernel.  Coconut oil is probably the best known natural source of MCTs.  Similarly to coconut oil, MCT oil offers a […]


Beyond omega-3: managing the many faces of inflammation

Unresolved or exaggerated inflammation is the hallmark of chronic disease and targeting key regulators of inflammatory mechanisms is essential for successful therapeutic intervention.  Whilst the omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids AA, EPA and DHA play key and distinct roles in regulating inflammatory pathways, inflammation is […]


Safe support for clients with cancer 1

A client walks into your clinic with a possible diagnosis of bowel cancer after blood has been found in the stool during a routine screening. Do you: Panic and politely ask them to leave whilst you quiver in the corner of your consulting room Pretend […]


Healthy lunchbox tips from Dr Nina Bailey

Breakfast may well be the most important meal of the day and children who eat breakfast are more likely to concentrate and perform better at school than children who start the school day with an empty stomach.  Making sure they get a balanced nutritious lunch […]


Top nutrients for prostate health

When it comes to relationships, they say that women are from Venus and men are from Mars and there are differences of that magnitude between the sexes when considering awareness of sexual health.  With prostate health, few men really grasp the importance, and even less […]


Understanding acne: causes and cures

It’s probably most common to associate acne with moody teenagers, but acne breakouts can affect anyone at any age.  Certain factors such as stress, hormones and diet are all known to influence skin health and whilst the odd spot here or there may not be […]


Multivitamins in pregnancy: what’s the story?

It is well established that nutrient deprivation during pregnancy is associated with adverse health outcomes for the infant.  The use of supplements, such as multivitamins, minerals and omega-3, taken before and during pregnancy, is not uncommon as reflected in the rise in ‘tailored’ pregnancy products.  […]


Rebecca Pilkington

  Rebecca Pilkington, BA (hons), Dip CNM, BANT, CNHC, is a Naturopathic Nutritionist and Functional Medicine practitioner, based in London and Surrey. She is on a mission to educate on better food and lifestyle choice to maximize happiness within. A weight loss expert and Metabolic Balance coach, she […]


Pregnancy series: Nutrition for breastfeeding

So you have finally let go of the pregnancy diet guidelines; perhaps you are celebrating with a soft boiled egg with some soft cheeses and paté? These kinds of foods can be a worry during pregnancy due to the increased risk of miscarriage, but now […]


Luca Sonzogni

  Originally from Italy, I have been living in the UK for nearly 15 years working in the corporate sector, until I became conscious of the impact of modern life on body, mind and soul. A deep transformation began in 2013, when I started practicing […]


Introducing Pure Essentials – advanced everyday nutrition

This month we are excited to launch the first of our new Pure Essentials supplements for everyday wellbeing. Pure Essentials captures the very best of natural raw ingredients and uses advanced delivery technologies proven by science to deliver optimal amounts of nutrients into the body. Starting with a […]